Why Disney’s Hollywood Studios Is Still Hot This Summer

It's no secret, Disney's Hollywood Studios is undergoing some major construction with many previous Guest areas closed down and blocked off to make wake for new adventures. Construction - Disney fan has a love/hate relationship with it. Because while the idea of new rides and attractions excite us, the ugly walls, and fewer attractions leave us wondering why we're paying so much to get in the park. Never fear though, Disney's Hollywood Studios is still putting on a show and running with fan favorite attractions, expanded food service, and exciting new shows.

Disney's Hollywood Studios Crossroads of the WorldDisney's Hollywood Studios Crossroads of the World

Star Wars lives at Disney's Hollywood Studios and beginning June 17th the all new Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular will light up the night. Featuring next generation technology that will according to the Disney Parks Blog will "combine fireworks, pyrotechnics, special effects and video projections that will turn the nearby Chinese Theater and other buildings into the twin suns of Tatooine, a field of battle droids, the trench of the Death Star, Starkiller Base and other Star Wars destinations." It's sure to be out of this world.

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular debuts June 17Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular debuts June 17

Food is always fun at this Park and Echo Lake Eats has brought snack and stroll to the lake with three new food booths offering some tasty options for lunch and dinner. Bocados del Lago Nachos y Empanadas, Sliders to the Stars, and Hollywood Waffles of Fame are all offering grab-and-go eats, as well as a selection of alcoholic beverages.. The Empanadas and the Lime Margarita gets our vote, but then, who doesn't love a hand pie? You can read more these new food options over at the Disney Food Blog.

Echo Lake EatsEcho Lake Eats

Toy Story Mania has opened its 3rd track! This means lines are shorter than ever for the perennial fan favorite attraction. While FastPass+ is still the best option for a spin on this addictive and competitive ride, the stand-by lanes have dropped in time significantly even bringing them under an hour from time to time.

Mr. Potato Head Boardwalk BarkerMr. Potato Head Boardwalk Barker

Thrill seekers can climb aboard the Tower of Terror, Rockin' Rollercoaster, or Star Tours: The Adventures Continue to get their maximum adrenaline rush! While this seems like just three rides, random sequencing in both Star Tours and the Tower or Terror means that you to get a unique ride almost every time. So queue up again and again for the ultimate in Disney thrills.

The best thrill ride of them all!The best thrill ride of them all!

Fantasmic! is always a winner for the Grown-ups staff and this after dark journey into Mickey Mouse's dreams features immersive effects as he invokes his favorite storybook pals, until magnificent evil takes over and the larger-than-life battle begins. Want to make sure you secure seats for this fun adventure? Consider a Fantasmic! Dining Package.

Beauty & Beast Dance with the Waters as they Float By On Their BargeBeauty & Beast Dance with the Waters as they Float By On Their Barge

What are you most looking forward to at Hollywood Studios This Summer? Leave a comment below and share your favorites!

Becky @ Disney in your Day wrote on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:26:

Becky @ Disney in your Day's picture

I so agree! I think there is plenty worthwhile to do in Hollywood Studios now. I'm not skipping it on my trip!

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